Finding calm in the chaos

What if your value was based on how kind you are?

What if your value was based on how kind you are?

What if, tomorrow, your value was based on how kind you are? We live in a materialistic world.  A world where people are famous for being famous.  A world where we, and our children, are constantly exposed to images of perfection, only achievable at a cost.  A world where people...

Creative

Finding my creative mojo

One of my goals for this year was to find my creative mojo. I had lost it. I was writing regularly for various blogs, but this is usually based on special needs so it felt more like work and reporting than being creative. I was feeling lost, I knew there...

Diagnosis

The Days After The Diagnosis

So much is written about how to get a diagnosis; what the criteria is for a diagnosis and what to do when you don’t get one but little is written about how it feels to get the diagnosis. As a family, we’ve collected many a variety of diagnosis along our travels....

Setting up my Bullet Journal

Setting Up my Bullet Journal for February

February is here, already?  How did January fly by so quickly?  It really doesn’t feel like a month ago since we were singing Auld Lang Syne and I was promising myself, as I was setting up my Bullet Journals for 2016, that this year would be my year. For some of us,...

blindfold challenge

Blindfold Challenge – the challenges

I wanted to share with you some of the videos of our Blindfold Challenge – the challenges in the Chaotic Kent household. J’s Dad tries to make toast and butter it. J’s sister tries to feed the dog J’s fab PA tries to make a ham sandwich It really made...

Lists

Lists, Bullet Journal and Autism

As you will all know, I love my lists and most of these exist in my lovely Bullet Journal. I have lists for everything, including a list of my lists (yes, seriously). Monthly brain dump – to do Weekly list – to do Daily list – to do Goals Habits...

To eat the cake or not eat the cake

“Eat the cake.  Don’t eat the cake” – do you have voices in your head or is it just me? I doubt it is just me. Do you have conversations with yourself?  I don’t mean frightening conversations.  I mean conversations where you try to justify behaviour or talk yourself into...

Achieve goals

Achieve your goals this year in six simple steps

As Christmas disappears, most of us will be thinking about how we can achieve your goals this year. Like many of us, I am going with the old favourite – lose weight/get fit.  So what can I do differently this year because, let’s be honest, I didn’t mange this last...